Legendary venture capitalist John Doerr reveals how the goal-setting system of Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) has helped tech giants from Intel to Google achieve explosive growth - and how it can help any organization thrive. In the fall of 1999, John Doerr met with the founders of a start-up whom he´d just given $12.5 million, the biggest investment of his career. Larry Page and Sergey Brin had amazing technology, entrepreneurial energy, and sky-high ambitions, but no real business plan. For Google to change the world (or even to survive), Page and Brin had to learn how to make tough choices on priorities while keeping their team on track. They´d have to know when to pull the plug on losing propositions, to fail fast. And they needed timely, relevant data to track their progress - to measure what mattered. Doerr taught them about a proven approach to operating excellence: Objectives and Key Results. He had first discovered OKRs in the 1970s as an engineer at Intel, where the legendary Andy Grove (´´the greatest manager of his or any era´´) drove the best-run company Doerr had ever seen. Later, as a venture capitalist, Doerr shared Grove´s brainchild with more than 50 companies. Wherever the process was faithfully practiced, it worked. In this goal-setting system, objectives define what we seek to achieve; key results are how those top-priority goals will be attained with specific, measurable actions within a set time frame. Everyone´s goals, from entry level to CEO, are transparent to the entire organization. The benefits are profound. OKRs surface an organization´s most important work. They focus effort and foster coordination. They keep employees on track. They link objectives across silos to unify and strengthen the entire company. Along the way, OKRs enhance workplace satisfaction and boost retention. In Measure What Matters, Doerr shares a broad range of first-person, behind-the-scenes case studies, with 1. Language: English. Narrator: John Doerr, full cast. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/peng/003954/bk_peng_003954_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
PLEASE NOTE: This is a summary and analysis of the book and not the original book. If you´d like to purchase the original book, please paste this link in your browser: https://amzn.to/2DccFMzJohn Doerr presents an engaging, easy-to-listen, and practical methodology for realizing your professional goals through OKRs, or, Objectives and Key Results in his bestselling book, Measure What Matters.What does this ZIP Reads summary Include? Synopsis of the original bookChapter-by-chapter summariesWhat are OKRs and how can you use them?Detailed case studies from OKR success storiesKey takeaways from each chapterEditorial reviewBackground on John DoerrAbout the original book: In Everything Happens for a Reason, Kate Bowler provides a unique and authoritative description of Objectives and Key Results (OKRs), which have been revolutionizing the business world for almost 20 years, but, until now, had not been explained fully. The OKR goal-setting system provides a robust methodology for helping companies realize their full potential. With case studies from a wide range of organizations, OKRs are presented in a practical way, allowing the listener to implement them in one of a variety of forms. DISCLAIMER: This audiobook is intended as a companion to, not a replacement for, Measure What Matters. ZIP Reads is wholly responsible for this content and is not associated with the original author in any way. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Michael London Anglado. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/148834/bk_acx0_148834_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
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Measure What Matters:How Google, Bono, and the Gates Foundation Rock the World with OKRs John Doerr, Larry Page
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